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Large corporation run as a single business, but made up of several firms (acquired through mergers or takeovers) supplying diverse goods and/or services. Berkshire Hathaway Inc. is one of the biggest conglomerates in the world, with ownership of insurance, utilities, financial, and retail companies.

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What started as a backyard business exploded into a huge conglomerate that employed hundreds of people spread over 3 states.
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International Tectonics tried to pass itself off as a folksy, down home kind of company but everyone knew they were actually a global conglomerate with a checkered past.
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The huge conglomerate had taken over so much of the town's business that it was threatening to become a monopoly.
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